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December 06,2019

Hospice Remembrance Trees

Help us support families with loved ones needing care this Christmas. Visit our Hospice Remembrance Trees around West Auckland 7-24 December to make a donation and leave a personal heartfelt message on the tree for a loved one who...

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Christmas is generally the time of year when we think of people who won't be with us during the festive season - they may have died, they may be living overseas or in other parts of the country, or perhaps just can't be with you at this time of year. From 14 November until Christmas Eve everyone who makes a donation to hospice whilst shopping in Farmers will recieve...

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Hospice West Auckland is celebrating Diwali this year from Saturday 19 October to Friday 25 October with many special events and celebrations. Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and is known as the festival of lights. For many people, Diwali honours the Hindu goddess of wealth, Lakshmi and the triumph of good over evil. During this time, people decorate their h...

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Hospice has been an organisation dear to Frank and Koba’s hearts for the past sixteen years, ever since the loss of their close friend Toni Van Kampen, who died in our care. The Schuurmans commented on how compassionate and nurturing our nurses were for Toni, “There was always someone there to offer support in her time of need.” Frank and Koba have both ex...

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Turn your second-hand goods into first-class care this spring! Wave goodbye to winter and welcome spring with open arms. Spring is a delightful time of the year where many of us embrace new beginnings. It's often a time when we eagerly shake off the chilly winter months and get stuck in to a good old-fashioned 'spring clean.’ Revitalise your home and your...

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When asked what inspired Lily to run in the 2019 Auckland Marathon and fundraise for Hospice West Auckland, Lily replied “Hospice has been so supportive of my mum and myself. I wanted to give something back to help other people who can use these services in the future.” Having already exceeded her Everyday Hero fundraising target of $2,000, Lily plans to raise a...

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Join us in celebrating 31 days of gratitude and kindness throughout the month of July. The purpose of our calendar is to allow you to pause and take a moment each day to be grateful for who and what you have in your lives and to live every moment to the fullest. Our Gratitude and Kindness Calendar features daily challenges, such as making a cuppa for a colleague or taking...

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To celebrate our Helensville store being open 7 days a week, on Sunday 28 July between 9.00 am – 5.00 pm everything in-store will be 50% off and will have a country and western theme. Helensville’s Yee-haw Sunday has you covered for the winter weather: buy a mug and have it filled with complimentary soup. Enjoy a delicious winter warmer and add to that groovy mu...

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This week is National Volunteer Week! From June 16 – 22 Hospice West Auckland will celebrate the contribution of 500 dedicated volunteers who collectively donate 40,000 hours to our cause each year. The support of our volunteers ensures we can continue to deliver the best possible care to terminally ill patients and their families throughout the West. This year&rs...

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